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Developed in Australia from Orpington and other stock
Australorps lay approximately 250 light-brown eggs per year
Single Comb
Can be broody, make good mothers
Large Fowel Hen Weight: Aprox 6.5 Pounds
In the 1920s A single Australorp hen laid a record 364 eggs in 365 days.
Although they are good egg layers, this record was an unusual occurance and, on the whole, the breed is slightly less productive then the Rhode Island Red or the White Leghorn.

Australorps are generally docile, friendly and make great pets.

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